FEMA Provides Grant for Mahwah River Reconstruction

BY CANDACE RIVERA This week’s Ramapo Town Hall meeting was short and to the point, including reconstruction plans for the embankments of the Mahwah River and ideas to go green. To the relief of many residents, the Mahwah River area has been tapped by FEMA for reconstruction due to Hurricane Irene. The plan is already […]

First (or Front) Street, Haverstraw: The Gilded Age in Rockland

STORY BY JARED RODRIGUEZ PHOTOS BY TOM MCGUIRE From one gilded age to the beginning of another, First Street in the historic Village of Haverstraw, NY has celebrated new beginnings of all sorts. First, or Front Street as it is also called, was the seed from which the Village of Haverstraw grew and it remains […]

NYACK’S TURN TO TAKE THE PLUNGE

NYACK’S TURN TO TAKE THE PLUNGE

Portions of the proceeds from the fifth annual Penguin Plunge benefit fundraiser in Nyack this year will go to two local youngsters who have suffered from severe health problems. Alex Fernandez, a fourth grader at Valley Cottage Elementary School, and Francesco Galvano, a seventh grader form Pearl River Middle School, will get help with their […]